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Writing Opportunity: The 2014 EarthLines Essay Prize
The EarthLines Review has announced the 2014 EarthLines Essay Prize. The EarthLines Essay Prize is awarded annually for a piece of creative
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Book Review: How Animals Grieve by Barbara J. King
Let me begin by saying I recommend this book to anyone who doubts that animals grieve. The evidence presented is
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Happy Earth Day!
It’s been lots of fun to see so many celebrating literature on Earth Day. Serena Agusto-Cox of Savvy Verse &
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Earth Day in the Plasticene Era
  “It’s so hopeless,” a young friend said, tossing a plastic water bottle in the trash. “I don’t believe in
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Book Review: Lapham’s Quarterly: Animals
The Lapham’s Quarterly has devoted its Spring 2013 issue to Animals. It’s a marvelous collection of historical essays and stories.
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Q&A with Mindy Mejia, author of The Dragon Keeper
Q&A with Mindy Mejia, author of The Dragon Keeper Q: How did you come up with the idea for The Dragon Keeper,
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Q&A with Float author JoeAnn Hart and cover artist Karen Ristuben
JoeAnn Hart is the author of Float, a “witty, profound, and beautifully observed” (Margot Livesey) novel about family, the environment, and life
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EcoLit Book Publishers
Here is a list of publishers that largely or completely focus on eco-literature: Ashland Creek Press Chelsea Green Lantern Press
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A summer retreat opportunity for writers focused on animal rights literature
The 300-acre Camp Muse at Shin Pond, Maine, is the site of a Summer Retreat Program for writers, scholars, artists,
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Farmed fish may be safe for humans but not for the oceans
So it looks like the FDA is going to approve the sale and consumption genetically altered salmon. The AquAdvantage Atlantic salmon contains
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Book Review: The Jungle
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair I recently revisited Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle—the original edition published by a socialist newspaper in
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Book Review: The Revenge of GAIA
The Revenge of Gaia: Earth’s Climate Crisis & The Fate of Humanity by James Lovelock I began reading about Gaia
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Book Review: Mark Twain’s Book of Animals
I recently discovered (and ordered) a book that focuses on Mark Twain and his writings and views about animals. Edited
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Book Review: Elizabeth Costello by J.M. Coetzee
 An inside look at the life of an outsider Elizabeth Costello is a challenging novel, just like the namesake character.
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